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Lakeland walker rescued after breaking ankle in slip at Aira Force

A walker was rescued after slipping and breaking her ankle at a Lake District beauty spot. The 54-year-old injured herself at Aira Force on Sunday...

21 August 2016

Injured walker stretchered from Whernside after fall

A walker was rescued from Yorkshire’s highest fell after injuring himself in a fall. The 35-year-old injured his shoulder on Whernside on Saturda...

21 August 2016

Walker sledged from Kinder Scout after breaking wrist in fall

A walker was sledged from the Peak District’s highest hill after breaking her wrist in a fall. Edale Mountain Rescue Team used its specialised st...

19 August 2016

Mend Our Mountains-funded work begins with Exmoor footpath restoration

Footpath repairs supported by a crowdfunding project have begun on Exmoor. A section of a route near Chains Combe in Exmoor national park is the fi...

18 August 2016

Scottish hillwalkers' deerstalking information service adds extra peaks to site

An online service that allows outdoor enthusiasts to check where deerstalking will take place has extended the number of hills covered.

18 August 2016

Charity warns bothy stays by commercial groups could jeopardise continuing use

Increasing use of mountain bothies by commercial businesses could put them at risk, a charity said. The Mountain Bothies Association, which looks a...

16 August 2016

Two walkers injured in separate incidents on Coniston fells

Two walkers were rescued after injuring their ankles in falls on Lake District fells in separate incidents.

15 August 2016

World bouldering champion Shauna Coxsey rounds off season with silver in Munich

World bouldering champion Shauna Coxsey rounded off her season with a silver medal at the final meeting of the year.

14 August 2016

Cave rescuers ask public to be on lookout for stolen safety gear

Rescuers in the Yorkshire Dales are asking fellow cavers and climbers to shop anyone who offers them knocked-off gear at knock-down prices.

11 August 2016

Wasdale team's seven 'avoidable' callouts in 12 hours as rain lashes fells

Rescuers have again emphasised the need for hillgoers to be prepared after a team received seven callouts to England’s highest mountain in 12 hours.

21 August 2016

Ullswater bridleway walker rescued after injuring back in slip

A walker was rescued after slipping and injuring her back on a Lake District fell. The young woman was walking on the bridleway above Ullswater on ...

20 August 2016

Drunk man abuses rescuers after five-hour night operation on Helvellyn's slopes

Rescuers had to contend with an abusive drunk casualty who was found near England’s third-highest mountain in a five-hour night-time operation.

19 August 2016

Dundonnell mountain rescuer James Edwards dies after Fisherfield fall

A mountain rescuer has died of his injuries after falling in a remote mountain area of the Highlands.

18 August 2016

Three teams in rescue of woman injured in jump from Brecon Beacons waterfall

A woman was rescued after injuring herself when she jumped from the top of a waterfall in the Brecon Beacons.

17 August 2016

Patterdale rescuers use boat to reach diabetic walker on lakeside path

A Lake District rescue team used its specialist boat to reach a walker who had become unwell. The 73-year-old Doncaster man, who has diabetes, was ...

15 August 2016

Walkers invited to sign up for charity torchlit ascent of Ben Lomond

Hillwalkers are being invited to dig out their torches and pull on their boots for a fundraiser on Scotland’s most southerly munro.

14 August 2016

Nevis team will dig to uncover mysteries of Dun Deardail vitrified Iron Age fort

Archaeologists will begin probing an Iron Age fortress within sight of Britain’s highest mountain next week.

12 August 2016

Scarborough mountain rescuers add fourth vehicle and extend headquarters

A mountain rescue team’s extended headquarters were officially opened by a lord lieutenant during an open day.

11 August 2016

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